Lawsuit: Blacks Blatantly Kept Off Alabama Juries

Posted by | October 21, 2011 19:02 | Filed under: Top Stories

Alabama is being accused of a practice that was outlawed 140 years ago.

The class action has been launched on behalf of thousands of black people in Alabama who were allegedly prevented from sitting as jurors in serious criminal cases, many of which carried the death penalty, in a blatant move by prosecutors to achieve all-white or largely white juries. The complaint claims that the practice has been going on for decades.

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